Not guilty of murder and all other charges

4 July 2019: A jury in Manchester Crown Court returned verdicts on Jay Cornforth and a number of other defendants, acquitting Mr Cornforth of murder, attempted murder and an offence under the Serious Crime Act 2007, after a 10 week trial. Joel Bennathan QC was instructed for the defence of Jay Cornforth, leading Imran Shafi, instructed by Shahid Choudhry of Middleweeks Solicitors.  

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